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    This cat ran to the bedroom door and scratched _____ until the owner opened it.

    Could I fill in the word "urgently"?

    Thanks for your help!

    Jason

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    Default Re: urgently

    I would use "frantically" or "manically". Or, in the case of my cat, "annoyingly but cutely"!
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: urgently

    So "urgently" is more likely to be used by somebody, not some animal.

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    Default Re: urgently

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    So "urgently" is more likely to be used by somebody, not some animal.
    No word is likely to be used "by" an animal - animals can't speak.

    If you mean "urgently is more likely to be used about a person, not about an animal", then you are probably right. Animals don't really understand the meaning of urgency. They might be frantic or scared or many other base emotions.
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